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Tucson Festival of Books UACE
 
 
 
The primary purpose of this AmeriCorps position is to support both the mission and vision of the Tucson Festival of Books. This will be accomplished through program development (organization, implementation, and evaluation). The beneficiaries of this position will be youth, families, and communities throughout Pima County and all of southern Arizona. Minimum Qualifications: The member must be age 18 or older & hold a high school degree. Member should possess the following skills (desired – not required): a working knowledge of the Tucson Festival of Books and the University of Arizona, be willing to assist in organizing TFoB programs, have some understanding of working with volunteers, have the ability to organize and execute events/functions, have skills related to social media, and be creative and excited to work with youth and adults. English language proficiency, high level computer skills and strong social skills are a must.
 
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Member Duties : Serve as an ambassador for the festival & address the need for improving reading literacy, especially among young people. Working with marketing committees on promotions & outreach for the festival to community groups & schools. Including: school visits & networking, attending committee meetings & working closely with committee members to help them with their social media, promotions & networking needs & planning special events & online campaigns. Work with science city volunteers on marketing & promoting learning experiences related to STEM. Assist with the coordination of programs associated with the Festival. Assist in creating education materials related to literacy & positive youth development. Working with volunteers & community partners to promote literacy. Assist with evaluation. Participate in community outreach activities: presentations, displays, social media & other avenues to increase awareness of literacy issues. Multiple Part-time positions with different start dates.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Technology ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Ability to lift 50lbs. helpful ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Tucson Festival of Books UACE

Program Start/End Date
08/19/2024  -   05/25/2025

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations ARIZONA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  06/18/2024  To  05/12/2025 

Contact Karla Chavez
1201 N Helen Street
Tucson   AZ   85721
5206210302
clipin@email.arizona.edu

Listing ID 106305


       

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